Sharon Black, JD. is an international telecommunications engineer, attorney and consultant with over 35 years of industry experience.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in international economics, a Master of Science (MS) degree in Telecommunications from the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, and a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree in law from the University of Denver.
With experience in these three different disciplines, Sharon Black brings a unique combination of skills to international projects.
She has invited to consult on telecommunications issues worldwide, working in both the public and private sectors of the telecommunications field and with all types of technology including voice, data, satellite, cellular, microwave, broadband, cable television, undersea cable, and optic fiber technologies.
She has consulted for U.S. Department of Commerce (NTIA) as a Telecommunications Policy Analyst and for other state, federal and international government agencies.
Her HIT and disaster recovery consulting projects include emergency communications, serving on the NENA-CO Board for tsuamis and earthquake warning systems, and formerly served as the Executive Director of the Jefferson and Broomfield Counties Emergency Communications Authority.
Consulting projects include developing compliance rules and implementing regulations for various state and international governments, addressing the opening telecommunications markets to competition, interconnection, universal service, resale, pricing, emergency response, and confidentiality of information.